At the start of 2016, the US stock market had erased over $1 trillion in value as falling oil prices, volatility in China, shrinking world trade, rising debt and deflation had most all talking heads telling clients to sell everything in face of a “cataclysmic year.” Midway through 2016, all three major US stock markets

Why Use a Broker?

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 by

We are a nation of do-it-yourselfers.  Nowhere is the do-it-yourself (“DIY”) phenomenon more evident than in the home improvement market where Joe Homeowner decides to tile his bathroom, build a deck, or install new fixtures without a contractor.  Whole television shows have been built around the DIY movement.  While self-satisfaction of a job done right

When Golfsmith filed bankruptcy and Nike declared it would stop selling golf equipment the media decried this is more evidence the golf industry is in trouble. Well, is this true and are we in trouble? First, anyone watching the presidential debates knows the media for the most part, has become a dishonest perpetrator of creating

Who is Buying, How and Why?

Monday, 03 October 2016 by

The LIPG recently published the results of its 2016 Golf Investor Sentiment Survey. While the overall index fell by over 6 points (see article by Raymond Demby for more detail), this has not dissuaded investors from deploying capital into the golf market. Velocity in the transaction market remains healthy. Compared to 2015, the LIPG transaction

When the time comes to put up your marina for sale finding a marina broker that is capable of advising you through the process can be a daunting task.  Finding a knowledgeable marina broker is a crucial step in ensuring that you maximize your proceeds and minimize the hassle through these very complex transactions.  Let’s

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